Health and Wellness
— Texas Cancer Clinic
The Texas Cancer Clinic (TCC) uses radiation oncology therapies to treat prostate, breast, lung, gynecological, head and neck, colorectal and other cancers. Home to some of the most sophisticated cancer treatment technology and equipment in the country, TCC provides revolutionary care to its patients. TCC is also a nationally recognized center of excellence for prostate brachytherapy providing the highest quality of treatment available anywhere in the world. For more information contact:

Texas Cancer Clinic
9102 Floyd Curl
San Antonio, TX 78240
(210) 247-0888

— LifeCare Hospitals of San Antonio
LifeCare Hospitals of San Antonio is a 62-bed hospital located within the STMC. It has a staff of more than 300 physicians, including ACLS-certified nurses and respiratory therapists. The facility specializes in the treatment of medically complex patients who require extended hospitalization. Services provided include ICU equipped rooms, hemodynamic monitoring, cardiac monitoring, nursing, respiratory therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, case management, social services, nutrition services, pharmacy, radiology, laboratory and dialysis services. LifeCare Hospitals of San Antonio is accredited by The Joint Commission and is Medicare certified. For more information contact:

LifeCare Hospitals of San Antonio
8902 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78240
Toll-free: (877) 263-2715

— Foundation Surgical Hospital of San Antonio
Built in 2007, the Foundation Surgical Hospital of San Antonio is a private 20-room hospital located within the STMC. The facility boasts a 4-to-1 patient-to-nurse ratio and includes 4 state-of-the-art operating suites. Surgical services offered include bariatric surgery, orthopedic surgery, general surgery, neuro/spine surgery, ear, nose and throat care as well as pain management. It is the only hospital in San Antonio, and one of only three in Texas, providing MAKOplasty® partial knee resurfacing. In 2009, the Foundation Surgical Hospital of San Antonio was certified as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence® by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. For more information contact:

Foundation Surgical Hospital of San Antonio
9522 Huebner Road
San Antonio, TX 78240
(210) 478-5400

— Southwest General Hospital
Formed in 1979 by 20 physicians, Southwest General Hospital is a 327-bed facility that offers comprehensive health care services. The facility provides emergency care, heart care, advanced surgical procedures, diagnostic imaging, maternity care, orthopedic services and help for a broad range of medical conditions. Southwest General Hospital was the first in Texas to receive a Certificate of Distinction for its Inpatient Diabetes Care program from the Joint Commission. In addition, the Southwest’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center has achieved accreditation by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS), making it one of only two civilian hospitals in San Antonio that is accredited by the UHMS.

In 2007, Southwest General completed a $30 million expansion of its maternity center, The BirthPlace. The expansion added approximately 26,920 square-feet to The BirthPlace. It is the only San Antonio hospital to receive the Maternity Care Excellence Award™ in a maternity care report issued by HealthGrades for the third consecutive year. In addition, Southwest General Hospital ranked in the top 10 percent of hospitals nationally for maternity care and received a five-star rating for clinical excellence in maternity care services. For more information contact:

Southwest General Hospital
7400 Barlite Boulevard
San Antonio, TX
(210) 921-2000

— The University of Texas Health Science Center
The University of Texas (UT) Health Science Center at San Antonio is a health institution that is part of the University of Texas System. The UT Health Science Center offers patient care via its Cancer Therapy and Research Center (CTRC), Dental Clinics, UT Allied Heath Therapeutics and UT Medicine. The CTRC is a National Cancer Institute designated cancer center, one of only three in Texas. UT Allied Health Therapeutics is a comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation facility that uses a multidisciplinary team approach to provide patients with individualized care. UT Medicine is the clinical private practice of the School of Medicine faculty members, offering both primary and specialty medical care.

As the only Tier One (annual research expenditures of $100 million or more) research university in South Texas, the center is ranked in the top 5 percent of all research universities in the nation receiving federal funding. With $171 million received annually in research-related grants, contracts and awards, it is home to state-of-the-art research facilities. In 2009, the UT Health Science Center earned accreditation from the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs. For more information contact:

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
7703 Floyd Curl
Austin, TX 78229
(210) 567-7000

— Warm Springs Rehabilitation System
Warm Springs Rehabilitation System founded Texas’ first rehabilitation hospital in 1937. Warm Springs Rehabilitation System serves residents via the Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital and the Warm Springs Rehabilitation Center-Northwest. The Hospital and Rehabilitation Center offer services including physical, occupational and speech therapy. Rehab services for amputation, brain injury, major joint/orthopedic trauma, movement disorders, pain, pediatric, pulmonary, spinal cord injury and stroke are also available. Specialty services include aquatic therapy, balance/vestibular, hyberbaric medicine, neuropsychology, spasticity management and wound care. For more information on locations and services visit

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